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A Gravestone Upon The Floor In The Cloisters Of Worcester Cathedral
William Wordsworth
'MISERRIMUS,' and neither name nor date, Prayer, text, or symbol, graven upon the stone; Nought but that word assigned to the unknown, That solitar...Rate it:

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A Comedy
Edith Nesbit
MADAM, you bade me act a part, A comedy of your devising-- Forbade me to consult my heart, To be sincere--or compromising. The play was not my...Rate it:

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Proem
Giovanni Boccaccio
Beginneth here the book called Decameron, otherwise Prince Galeotto, wherein are contained one hundred novels told in ten days by seven ladies and ...Rate it:

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Holy Sonnet XIII: What If This Present Were The World's Last Night?
John Donne
What if this present were the world's last night? Mark in my heart, O soul, where thou dost dwell, The picture of Christ crucified, and tell Whethe...Rate it:

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A Fact, And An Imagination, Or, Canute And Alfred, On The Seashore
William Wordsworth
THE Danish Conqueror, on his royal chair, Mustering a face of haughty sovereignty, To aid a covert purpose, cried--'O ye Approaching Waters of the ...Rate it:

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A Recantation
Rudyard Kipling
What boots it on the Gods to call? Since, answered or unheard, We perish with the Gods and all Things made--except the Word. Ere certain Fate had ...Rate it:

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A Song in Storm
Rudyard Kipling
1914-18 Be well assured that on our side The abiding oceans fight, Though headlong wind and heaping tide Make us their sport to-night. By force of...Rate it:

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Affliction (III)
George Herbert
My heart did heave, and there came forth, 'O God'! By that I knew that thou wast in the grief, To guide and govern it to my relief, Making a sce...Rate it:

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An Inventor
Augusta Davies Webster
Not yet! I thought this time 'twas done at last, the workings perfected, the life in it; and there's the flaw again, the petty flaw, the frett...Rate it:

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As By Fire
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Sometimes I feel so passionate a yearning For spiritual perfection here below, This vigorous frame, with healthful fervor burning, Seems my dete...Rate it:

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Aspirations Of The Soul After God
William Cowper
My Spouse! in whose presence I live, Sole object of all my desires, Who know'st what a flame I conceive, And canst easily double its fires! How ple...Rate it:

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Belphegor Addressed To Miss De Chammelay
La Fontaine
YOUR name with ev'ry pleasure here I place, The last effusions of my muse to grace. O charming Phillis! may the same extend Through time's dark nig...Rate it:

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Brunton Stephens
James Brunton Stephens
Dedicated by special permission to Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria. We cried, “How long!” We sighed, “Not yet;” And still with faces dawn...Rate it:

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Ch 01 Manner Of Kings Story 03
Sa di
I have heard that a royal prince of short stature and mean presence, whose brothers were tall and good-looking, once saw his father glancing on him...Rate it:

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Ch 01 Manner of Kings Story 17
Sa di
Several men were in my company whose external appearance displayed the adornment of piety. A great man who had conceived a very good opinion of the...Rate it:

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Church Music
George Herbert
Sweetest of sweets, I thank you: when displeasure Did through my body wound my mind, You took me thence, and in your house of pleasure A dainty lod...Rate it:

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Cock-Crowing
Henry Vaughan
Father of lights! what sunny seed, What glance of day hast Thou confined Into this bird? To all the breed This busy ray Thou hast assigned; Their m...Rate it:

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Come-by-Chance
Andrew Barton Paterson
As I pondered very weary o'er a volume long and dreary -- For the plot was void of interest; 'twas the Postal Guide, in fact -- There I learnt th...Rate it:

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Dr. Adam Clarke and the Two Priests of Budha
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
I have rarely been so interested as by the account Sir Alexander Johnstone gave me of the two young Priests, whose enterprise had as many difficult...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 02 - part 04
Torquato Tasso
XXXI Thus spake the nymph, yet spake but to the wind, She could not alter his well-settled thought; O miracle! O strife of wondrous kind! Where lo...Rate it:

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Jerusalem Delivered - Book 06 - part 02
Torquato Tasso
XV 'Say that a knight, who holds in great disdain To be thus closed up in secret new, Will with his sword in open field maintain, If any dare deny...Rate it:

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Memory
William Wordsworth
A pen--to register; a key-- That winds through secret wards Are well assigned to Memory By allegoric Bards. As aptly, also, might be given A ...Rate it:

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Of the Mean and Sure Estate
David McKee Wright
My mother's maids, when they did sew and spin, They sang sometime a song of the field mouse, That, for because her livelood was but thin, Would ne...Rate it:

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Of the Mean and Sure Estate Written to John Poins
Sir Thomas Wyatt
My mother's maids, when they did sew and spin, They sang sometime a song of the field mouse, That, for because her livelood was but thin, Would ...Rate it:

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On An Old Sepuchral Bas-Relief
Count Giacomo Leopardi
WHERE IS SEEN A YOUNG MAIDEN, DEAD, IN THE ACT OF DEPARTING, TAKING LEAVE OF HER FAMILY. Where goest thou? Who calls Thee from my dear ones far aw...Rate it:

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